SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported) March 5, 2021
Codiak BioSciences, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
35 CambridgePark Drive, Suite 500
Cambridge, MA 02140
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||CDAK||Nasdaq Global Market|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Certain Officers; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
On March 5, 2021, Ajay Verma, M.D., Ph.D., the Executive Vice President, Research and Experimental Medicine of Codiak BioSciences, Inc. (the Company), separated from the Company, effective as of March 5, 2021. In connection with his departure, Dr. Verma will receive the severance and other separation benefits set forth in the Companys Executive Severance Plan, a copy of which was attached as Exhibit 10.6 to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-1, filed with the SEC on October 7, 2020.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: March 8, 2021||Codiak BioSciences, Inc.|
|Name:||Douglas E. Williams, Ph.D.|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer and President|